For Easter, I bought the girls new dresses. They were thrilled. I also bought the boys new dress shirts. They were less than thrilled but didn’t complain either. I have no pictures of them in their dress shirts because they changed in a flash directly after church. Gone are the days of my little boys in coordinating outfits, little polos and plaid shorts.
But the girls enjoyed their outfits –
After Mass and lunch, we walked down to the Airfield – which is not an airfield with planes, but a working farm called Airfield. They host an organic farmer’s market on Thursdays, which is where the girls and I heard that they were having activities and all on Easter Sunday.
The girls really enjoyed Airfield, which is good because Josh got a membership. We actually didn’t see it all – but we saw a lot because they had a list of trivia questions to answer along the path, and the prize was some chocolate. And Miriam was determined to get that chocolate (which she then gave to Josh and me.)
We started out in the formal gardens…
Over in the picnic area, they were doing footraces for little children, which all of my kids were too big for. But we found these little trees that were grown and trained in a specific way to make little houses of sorts. All us girls were fascinated. Josh thought they were cool too.
After seeing the donkeys, pigs, and Shetland ponies, we went to where Miriam really wanted to go – to see the baby lambs. There were 56 of them. The mommas and their offspring were spray painted with numbers so that they knew which lamb went with which mother.
Airfield also had an awesome chicken pen with several varieties of chickens.
In front of the big chicken pen, they had built-in gaming areas…
Miriam got to milk the cow as well…okay, not a real cow…
And then we saw these – the girls were willing. The boys were bribed.
Hope everyone had a good Easter!